Mr. Burndt has been in Electronics & Semiconductor Technology since 1980 and work in the area of Electrostatic (ESD) and electronic devices. He is President of the B.E.STAT group (Germany); expert in ESD audits, trainings, failure analysis and ESD control programs.
Hartmut Berndt has submitted responses to the following questions.
Stainless Steel Benches and ESD
Stainless steel benches are a risk for electronic parts, specially ESDS. Stainless steel benches or all metal surfaces provide a ...
PCBA Transport Between Facilities
PCB assemblies shall be transport outside of an EPA only inElectrostatic Shielding packaging. All other packaging, electrostaticdissipative material (old: low ...
ESD and Humidification
The main ESD items for the ESD protected area are ESD tables,ESD mats, Wrist straps ESD floor. Control air humidity ...
If the bags are shielding bags, then it's ok. If you use only "pink poly" bags then it's not ok! ...
Pre clean boards before printing
One solution for cleaning is also the use of an ionizer. The ionizer with fan's creating electrostatic charge for discharge ...